Students in their last year of undergraduate study at Nigerian federal government universities are eligible for the Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship. Students interested in biological sciences and engineering as long-term professions are the intended audience for this scholarship.
Students must have a strong interest in the use of biotechnology for the continent of Africa’s sustainable growth and development. This scholarship is designed to pique students’ interest in biotechnology.
Since its inception in the early 1970s, modern biotechnology has been instrumental in the manufacture and industrial-scale production of several chemicals, biopharmaceuticals, and other goods. To discover more about the history of modern biotechnology, please read this article, which is located HERE.
The Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship aims to inspire the next generation of African biotech scientists and engineers to pursue knowledge that will aid in the continent’s sustained growth and development.
Criteria for choosing
This scholarship is a good mix of need and achievement. First, the selection committee looks for students with great grades. Then, from the pool of candidates, the students with the most need are chosen.
If you meet the requirements for the scholarship, you should definitely send in an application.
Must be a student from Nigeria going to school in Nigeria.
Must be going to a university run by the federal government.
Must be enrolled in one of these classes:
Engineering with chemicals
The study of cells and molecules
Plant biology or courses that are similar.
Must be in the last year of their undergraduate degree. That is, if your course is 4 years, you must have finished 300 Level, and if it is 5 years, you must have finished 400 Level.
Must have a CGPA for the last session of at least 4.3 on a scale of 5.0 or 3.3 on a scale of 4.0.
Must not have been given a scholarship before.
How to Use it
Write a well-thought-out statement of purpose that explains why you want to take this course and what you want to do in the future. You should explain why you chose to study the course you are in now, what challenges you have faced so far, what you plan to do for your undergraduate project, what you want to do after you graduate, how you want to make a difference in your country and in Africa as a whole, and any other details and accomplishments you think will make your application stronger. As much as possible, applicants should try to show why they need this scholarship.
Your statement of purpose shouldn’t be more than 2 pages long and should be saved as a PDF file.
NOTE: The statement of purpose doesn’t have to be written in a certain way. Use your own words and style when you write.
Make a well-organized CV or resume and save it as a PDF.
Get two recommendations from professors or lecturers in your department. Scan and save these letters as PDF files.
You can use your cell phone to scan these letters.
Get a signed letter from your head of department or course advisor saying that you don’t get any other scholarships (NOTE: You are not qualified for the Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship if you are a beneficiary of the MTN Scholarship, Shell Scholarship, Seplat Scholarship, Agbami Scholarship, FSB Scholarship, or any other undergraduate scholarship). Get the draft attached HERE and use it.
Get a copy of your undergraduate transcript, which shows your grades from 100 Level to your current level.
Note: Transcripts that are self-reported are accepted.
That is, if you can’t get official transcripts from your school, you can write them yourself (no need for an official signature or stamp from your institution).
Here is a template for a self-reported transcript that you can download and use.
Prepare a document that shows the full amount of your tuition (school fee), the start and end dates of your last year of school, the official deadline for paying your school fee, the topic of your undergraduate project (if you have one), and the budget for your undergraduate project (if you have one).
All papers should be sent to [email protected]. The email should have STEVE ESHIEMOGIE SCHOLARSHIP 2022 as the subject.
NOTE: All files should be saved as PDFs. You will get a letter in the mail within 5 days letting you know that your application materials have been received. Send a message to [email protected] if you don’t get any mail.
- Full tuition coverage.
- Help with a professional career.
- Other benefits are still up in the air.
The application period starts on January 9, 2023.
The last day to apply is February 9, 2023.
Scholars were told on February 14, 2023.
Let me know if you need more information or have any questions. I’d be happy to help you.